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World's first space hotel set to open in 2027
World's first space hotel set to open in 2027Article

Called Voyager Station, the project will be built by Orbital Assembly Corporation which describes itself as "the world's first large-scale space construction company"...

17 Mar 2021

PhD research at the GSB booming
PhD research at the GSB boomingArticle

The UCT GSB is on target to graduate a record 10 PhDs in 2018 - with the capping of four new PhDs this June alone - thanks to its ongoing investment in its PhD programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Jul 2018

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Take it from me: I'm not signing up to become a space tourist just yet...Article

With any type of human exploration, there are risks as we push boundaries, and there are inevitably mishaps and fatalities as a result. Space exploration is no exception...

Rowena Christiansen 9 Apr 2018

Who owns space? US asteroid-mining act is dangerous and potentially illegal
Who owns space? US asteroid-mining act is dangerous and potentially illegalArticle

An event of cosmic proportions occurred on November 18 when the US congress passed the Space Act of 2015 into law...

Gbenga Oduntan 1 Dec 2015

Ballantine's launches the Space Glass
Ballantine's launches the Space GlassArticle

Ballantine's has created a Space Glass that is engineered to work in microgravity, with the assistance of James Parr who is convinced it heralds a new era of open-source space design and a landmark for the future of whisky...

21 Sep 2015

Space mining is closer than you think, and the prospects are great
Space mining is closer than you think, and the prospects are greatArticle

In this week's Q&A on the ABC, the American cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson gushed about the prospects of mining in space, and the benefits that might afford humanity...

Andrew Dempster 7 Aug 2015

Space flight no risk to environment
Space flight no risk to environmentArticle

SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA: British billionaire Richard Branson said on Monday (13 May) that rocket-powered space tourism flights by his firm Virgin Galactic would have only a minor impact on climate change.

13 May 2013

Virgin Atlantic frequent fliers can take their miles to outer spaceArticle

Members of Virgin Atlantic's Flying Club can redeem their miles on a trip into outer space on Virgin Galactic, according to an 'out of this world' announcement made by Sir Richard Branson in Hong Kong.

7 Dec 2005

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